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hog. The genus has only three movable bands. The tail is short,
and is covered with large tubercles. This genus is very markedly
digitlgrade when running.


FIG. 103.—Three-banded Armadillo or Apar.    Tolygeutes tricinctus.    x £.

The Peludo, Dasypus sexcivietus, is, like other Armadillos, an


FIG. 104.—Peludo Armadillo.    Dasypus sextinctus.    x ^,    (After Vogt antl
omnivorous creature, and appears to be particularly fond of carrion.
It will burrow "up to a decaying carcase like the ground-beetles.